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Internships and Work Study

Learn from and collaborate with the Montshire staff through internship and work study opportunities


Montshire interns work closely with Montshire staff while developing a project that will have a significant impact on the Museum. Interns receive an orientation to museum operations from our staff and also participate in a seminar on museum philosophy, governance, and practices. Interns may also have opportunities to participate in staff meetings and to meet individually with senior staff.

Internship Details

  • Internships last 8 or 12 weeks, with flexible start dates.
  • Although most are full-time, part-time commitments may be considered.
  • Applicants must be college-aged or older, have a strong interest in science, and feel passionate about working with people.
  • Familiarity with natural and physical science, communications, and education is also helpful.
  • Priority is given to those interested in pursuing work in related field.
  • Summer education internships are available, please apply through

Please submit an online application, indicating the department of interest and including all pertinent material and references as a single PDF document.

Exhibits Department Internship

Accepting applications through April 24, 2022. Internships must start between May 9 to June 6, 2022.

Time requirement: 12 weeks, 30 hours per week (total 360 hours)

Stipend: $2000

Work Study

Montshire offers work study support to financially eligible students who want to gain experience in their major while helping to offset their educational expenses. Work study opportunities include serving as exhibit Explainers or assisting with education, membership, visitor services, and buildings and grounds. Pay rates and time commitments vary, usually ranging from 10 to 15 hours per week. For more information, please call the Museum at 802-649-2200.